Office Moving Services

Office Moving Services & Questions You Should Ask

If you’re looking for office moving services for your company, you’re going to want to work with a company that can help you get the job done quickly and efficiently. Not all office moving services can meet your demands. For this reason, you’ll want to look over all of the office moving services available to you before you decide on one for the job. Here are some factors you’ll want to consider before you sign any contracts for your big move.

1. Is there insurance?

Does the office moving service you’re looking into offer insurance? How much protection will it provide in the event of damage? These are questions you need to ask yourself before signing a contract. Additionally, you’ll want to know how much the insurance costs before committing to the professional moving company. Some businesses may offer you a better price for peace of mind.

2. Do they have references?

It’s always a good idea to ask the moving company if they have references they can give you. Are there previous customers who are willing to put in a good word? If the company doesn’t want you to talk to them, you may want to move on to other options. This may be a sign that they aren’t as reputable as you might think.

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3. Can they handle unusual items?

Do you have oversized desks that may be challenging to move out of your office? Do you need to relocate heavy filing cabinets?Don't worry, office furniture moving companies exist. These are all circumstances that you’ll want to address to the full service moving company with office furniture movers before signing a contract. The company will let you know if it has the resources to help you move all of your belongings once the time comes.

4. Do they work within your dates?

Lastly, you’ll want to ensure that the moving company is available throughout your entire move. Give them the prospective dates of your move to make sure that they can help you when the time comes. You don’t want to sign a contract and discover that the movers can only help you during a portion of your move.

If you’re looking for office moving services for your company, you’re going to want to work with a company that can help you get the job done quickly and efficiently. Not all office moving services can meet your demands. For this reason, you’ll want to look over all of the office moving services available to you before you decide on one for the job. Here are some factors you’ll want to consider before you sign any contracts for your big move.
  While it can be challenging to narrow down your options, these four tips can help you find the perfect office moving company. In the end, you’ll be relieved that you’re working with a business that can hold true to its word.

You can use Moving Authority to conduct a search for the perfect mover on your own, or input all the relevant information in the box on the side of this page and it will be sent directly to us. Our team of superior logistics specialists we're plucked from various industries in relation to transporation and will be able to tailor a move just for your needs. We are Moving Authority, we are the answer for moving companies. To help them, and to help you, and to realize and end result where everyone is happy and your things are relocated safely.

Shipping Solutions with Commercial Movers

If the US is the destination, commercial moving services in America can get businesses big or small to their new office or warehouse. With proper planning and patience, the move to your new place of business will be stress free. Before you schedule a ship date, make sure to inform your employees about the changes. It is recommended that you give at least six months notice so everyone has a chance to get their affairs in order.

Transporting Heavy Machinery: Moving Company Equipment

 When it comes to commercial full service moving companies, they have the proper tools to get heavy pieces of expensive equipment across long distances. They rely on the aid of air ride trailers to reduce the amount of vibrations during transit, and state of the art fastening tethers. Getting large objects through doorways may be of concern, but commercial movers have specialists who meet this type of challenges frequently.

Office Moving Tips

Additional Storage for Surplus Office Supplies

 If your new office doesn’t have enough space for all of the furniture or office supplies, you may want to consider storing surplus materials in a limited access storage building or another storage facility. Commercial movers in the United States have a variety of storage options that can keep valuables safe for as long as their customers’ desire. These storage facilities have security features against fire and theft so you can rest assured that your belongings are being well taken care of.

Items Office Moving Companies Can Haul

  • Office Furniture
  • Data Centers
  • Documents and File Boxes
  • Oversized Items
  • Electronics
  • Software Labs

Trailers Used to Haul Industrial Machinery

  • Step Deck
  • Detachable
  • Flatbed
  • Double Drop

Take Advantage of Records Organization and Management

You may need some help keeping track of your records which is when commercial movers in the USA can be of great assistance. Professional office moving services stay up to date on the regulations pertaining to how long companies must retain business documents. Sometimes important documents can go missing in the chaos of moving. Office business moving companies know what the privacy laws entail and ensure that the businesses they work with wont face litigation.

Over the years of being in business, laws, regulations and policies change. Document destruction is another service commercial movers offer their customers. Old documents that are no longer relevant to the business can be disposed of by shredding, incinerating and e-cycling. Documents can only be destroyed with written consent from the business owner. To help with your office move, we recommend that you use an office moving checklist to complete your move.


Elena Barinova

4 years, 6 months ago

We are getting ready to move into a new office and unfortunately it's going to be a smaller one, I was wondering what we should do with the extra stuff that we don't need, are there movers that will donate them to charity?

Also I'm wondering how much it costs to move 10 high powered office printers. Each one weighs about 30 pounds and how we should instruct the movers about them when they arrive?

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Adam Peterson

4 years, 5 months ago

Hello Elena. To calculate the cost of moving an office printer you can use our calculator tool on this page in the blue box above to the right. If you are moving office printers, you can search for companies on our site that specialize in moving offices. Many of these companies will include packages where they also set up your office items once they arrive.
In terms of donating material there are no specific moving companies that will donate them but some local charities will do large item pick ups. I would recommend calling around to see what ones in your area do this. If not you may need to have the movers put those items in the truck as well and can have them dropped off at a charity donation center. If it is alot of items I would recommend calling ahead to see if they can handle a large volume of items.

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